MGMT: "Future Games"


Of course MGMT would chose to cover a song from Fleetwood Mac's "Welch Years" for their contribution to upcoming tribute album Just Tell Me That You Want Me. The band, in full and perfect psychedelic form, take Bob Welch's "Future Games" (from the under-appreciated 1971 classic album of the same name) and flip its seductive qualities on their heads, stripping the song of its summer daydreaminess and filling that void with nervous and unsettling tones and melodies once dreamt up by a David Lynch film. Maybe Blue Velvet.

The original: